Uganda: Private school owner & matron charged for sexual offences against teenage students

Author: Sadat Mbogo, Daily Monitor (Uganda), Published on: 22 January 2020

"Alleged defilement: School director  committed to High Court"

Mr Asadu Wamala, the director and proprietor of Wamala Mixed Day and Boarding Secondary School at Mpambire Village in Mpigi Town Council, who is accused of aggravated defilement and  indecent assault has Tuesday been committed to the high court for trial. Mr Wamala was committed to the High Court by Mpigi Grade One Magistrate, Ms Maureen Mukoye on Tuesday together with the school matron, Ms Halimah Nansubuga who was charged with procuring defilement.

Prosecution led by Ms Justine Nakayiza told court that investigations into the matter  are complete and they are ready to proceed with the case. Prosecution alleges that between  October and November last year, Wamala while at his school lured two teenage girls  aged 16 and 17 years respectively, into sexual acts. He was also accused of indecently assaulting another underage girl from the same school. It is also stated that Nansubuga, the school matron aided Wamala to commit the offences.

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